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21 hrs ago | Queerty

Johnny Weir To Host Secretly-Shot Documentary Following LGBT Athletes At Sochi Olympics

Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir sparked a heated debate earlier this year when he announced his decision to attend and join NBC's commentary panel at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite the fact that his mere presence could have had him arrested.

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21 hrs ago | USA Today

Olympic gold medalists grand marshals for Cup race

Olympic gold medalists grand marshals for Cup race Meryl Davis and Charlie White will give Sprint Cup drivers start command at Michigan Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1n6N7wi Charlie White and Meryl Davis celebrate winning the gold medal in the free dance program during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Martinez to compete in skating Grand Prix

Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines competes during the figure skating men's free skating program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Figure skaters sitting out the 2014-2015 season

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of USA perform their routine during THE ICE 2014 at the White Ring on July 19, 2014 in Nagano, Japan.

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National Post

Stopping 'terror tourism': The behind-the-scenes struggle to keep would-be jihadists at home

When Ahmad Waseem returned home to Windsor last year with a wound he said he got at the Syrian border, everyone around him went to work, hoping they could convince the would-be jihadist fighter to settled down and get on with his privileged life in Canada.

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Switched

Watch This 6-Year-Old 'Limbo Skate' And Effortlessly Glide Under 39 Cars

The video above from Bancroft TV shows 6-year-old Gagan Satish of Bangalore, India, limbo skating , under 39 parked cars, back in January.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Oksana Baiul's Strange Suit Ends in Sanctions

Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul ows sanctions for pursuing "inexcusably meritless" litigation involving "wild claims" against NBC Universal, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

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The News Tribune

Report: Plushenko was approached to skate for US

Plushenko claims he was approached by unnamed "people from the States" following the Sochi Olympics, where he helped Russia to gold in the new team event but pulled out of the men's individual competition with injury.

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ABC 27

Latest Pennsylvania sports

The Union are looking to make up some ground in the MLS East tonight when they host the Red Bulls at PPL Park.

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Bradenton.com

US Olympic pairs skaters Zhang, Bartholomay split

The announcement Wednesday means both American teams that competed in Sochi have split.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Wynonna to Appear on NBC's Hollywood Game Night, 7/17

WYNONNA JUDD and her band The Big Noise are currently on a summer tour running through the end of August, but the five-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, musician, New York Times bestselling author and shoe designer has decided that while she works hard, it's also important to play.

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Bellingham Herald

Nickelodeon goes after kids in sports awards show

Nickelodeon debuts its Kids' Choice Sports awards Thursday night, the night after the ESPY awards on ESPN.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

New York Post

Olympic skating champion ordered to pay $45K in legal fees

The Olympic figure-skating championa ,a who lost a $45 million lawsuit against NBC and a skating promotera ,a must now undergo further embarrassment by coughing up those defendants' legal fees.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Local ice dancers Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan highlight Canadian national team

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the silver medal in ice dancing in the Sochi Olympics in February.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Wire

EPIX Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletesa Experience

Featuring Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King, Greg Louganis, Jason Collins, Olympic Gold Medalist Mark Tewksbury and Olympians Belle Brockhoff, Anastasia Bucsis, Charline Labonte & Blake Skjellerup )--Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that To Russia With Love , an EPIX Original Documentary about two generations of Olympic LGBT athletes, ... (more)

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Hollywood Reporter

EPIX to Air Gay Athletes Doc Shot Secretly During Sochi Olympics

"To Russia With Love," produced by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions, features figure skater turned broadcaster Johnny Weir as host-interviewer.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Book by Igor Novodran honored figure skating coaching master Alexei Mishin

Alexei Mishin has been called "The Dean of Figure Skating Coaches" and is and was the coach of Evgeni Plushenko , who won gold at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino and won gold in the Olympic team figure skating event at the 2014 Olympics which took place in Sochi, Russia .

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Brandon Sun

Top coach tutors Games hopefuls

Tori Thiessen and other Skate Brandon figure skaters have dreams of representing Manitoba and winning medals at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, and their on-ice session at Kinsmen Arena on Thursday may help them reach those goals.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Plushenko Announces 2018 Olympic Figure Skating Comeback

Figure skating champion Evgeni Plushenko is planning a return to the world stage after withdrawing earlier this year from the Sochi Olympic Games with a back injury.

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